Luke 23:24

24 So Pilate decided to grant their demand.

Luke 23:24 in Other Translations

24 And Pilate gave sentence that it should be as they required.
24 So Pilate decided that their demand should be granted.
24 So Pilate sentenced Jesus to die as they demanded.
24 Pilate caved in and gave them what they wanted.
24 So Pilate decided to grant their demand

Luke 23:24 Meaning and Commentary

Luke 23:24

And Pilate gave sentence
Resolved, determined, and gave out:

that it should be as they required;
that they should have their request, what they asked for; namely, that Jesus should be crucified, and Barabbas released.

Luke 23:24 In-Context

22 For the third time he spoke to them: “Why? What crime has this man committed? I have found in him no grounds for the death penalty. Therefore I will have him punished and then release him.”
23 But with loud shouts they insistently demanded that he be crucified, and their shouts prevailed.
24 So Pilate decided to grant their demand.
25 He released the man who had been thrown into prison for insurrection and murder, the one they asked for, and surrendered Jesus to their will.
26 As the soldiers led him away, they seized Simon from Cyrene, who was on his way in from the country, and put the cross on him and made him carry it behind Jesus.
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